Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of WINNING

Pronunciation:  'wining

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  succeeding with great difficulty; "winning is not everything"
  2. [adj]  very attractive; capturing interest; "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"
  3. [adj]  having won; "the victorious entry"; "the winning team"
  4. [adj]  bringing success; "the winning run"

WINNING is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: attractive, fetching, successful, taking, victorious
 See Also: success



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Win"ning\, a.
    Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning
    address. ``Each mild and winning note.'' --Keble.
  2. \Win"ning\, n.
    1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by
    2. The money, etc., gained by success in competition or
       contest, esp, in gambling; -- usually in the plural.
             Ye seek land and sea for your winnings. --Chaucer.
    3. (Mining)
       (a) A new opening.
       (b) The portion of a coal field out for working.
    {Winning headway} (Mining), an excavation for exploration, in
       post-and-stall working.
    {Winning post}, the post, or goal, at the end of a race.
Computing Dictionary